Water Resources Research Act Program

Details for Project ID 2012CO261B

Winter Precipitation Variability in the Colorado Rocky Mountains

Institute: Colorado
Year Established: 2012 Start Date: 2012-03-01 End Date: 2013-02-28
Total Federal Funds: $5,000 Total Non-Federal Funds: $2,400

Principal Investigators: Nolan Doesken

Abstract: Varying winter precipitation influenced by seasonal or multi-seasonal weather events pose profound challenges for outdoor recreation, Colorado agriculture and water management. The purpose of this research project is to examine annual winter climate variability which will influence forecasting predictions in surface water supply to Colorado.